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The Other Half: The History of Women Through the Ages

James Boulton

Women make up half of the world's population, and yet history books often consign them to the sidelines. They are dismissed as merely the wives of powerful men; babymakers and nothing more. Yet women have been the driving force behind history for mil...Show More

43:24 | Sep 9th, 2018

Queen Victoria was, until very recently, the longest reigning monarch in British history and a towering figure in the story of 19th century Europe. This is, very briefly, her story.
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45:35 | Oct 6th

Up until now her life in Russia had been one of unimaginable luxury - but now, Ella decided to make a change. Become one of my patrons on Patreon For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

43:25 | Sep 8th

Ella's worldview comes into conflict with that of Sergei’s as they moved from their home in St Petersburg to the ancient Russian metropolis of Moscow. Meanwhile, conflict at home and abroad causes Ella's world to change forever. For information rega...Show More

39:13 | Aug 26th

Ella leaves her (relatively) upbringing in Darmstadt for the opulence and rampant excesses of life in St Petersburg as the wife of a Romanov. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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